Asphalt Surfing

Taking chances Daredevil Doug Harper rides surfboard on dry land behind speedy racing car. Muroc, California Riding his surfboard behind a racing car piloted by Louis Moore, noted racer, Doug Harper found thrills aplenty at a speed of upwards of 75 miles per hour on the bed of a dry lake here. Photo Shows: Harper almost losing his gamble with death by taking a nasty spill while Moore (foreground) tows him along at a 75-m.p.h.

Original press photograph from Underwood & Underwood